Tender for Telecommunication Infrastructure Upgrade

Tender for Telecommunication Infrastructure Upgrade

The contract will cover the provision of a new telephony system, WAN, mobile phone service (SIM only), landlines and potentially co-location plus ongoing maintenance and support of the solution throughout the contract term.

United Kingdom-London: Telecommunications cable and equipment

2014/S 088-154108

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Communications Infrastructure Upgrade Project
45 Westminster Bridge Road
For the attention of: Jonathan Heyes
SE17JB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070214407
E-mail: jonathan.heyes@peabody.org.uk
Fax: +44 2070214011

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://peabody.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of a Telecommunications Infrastructure upgrade and associated services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Inner London, Outer London and Kent.
NUTS code UKI,UKJ4

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The contract will cover the provision of a new telephony system, WAN, mobile phone service (SIM only), landlines and potentially co-location plus ongoing maintenance and support of the solution throughout the contract term.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The estimated initial contract value is GBP 3,600,000, the maximum contract value will be GBP 5,400,000. Full detail regarding the method of calculating these values is available within the MOU/PQQ document.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 600 000 and 5 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Peabody may require the successful Service Provider to provide a Performance Bond or Parent Company Guarantee. Full details of requirements will be set out in the ISDS and Contract Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of the main conditions of financing and payment will be set out in the ISDS and Contract Documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The procuring authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form, orto require a single contractor to take primary liability, or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The successful Service provider will be required to offer a TUPE transfer to all qualifying staff currently engaged in the delivery of the services by current Service Providers. The Successful Service provider and their supply chains will also be required to participate in the achievement of social policy objectives. Accordingly the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to the furtherance of the social policy objectives.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary or evaluating whether the requirements are met:
All respondents will be asked to confirm in their Pre-Qualification Questionnaire that none of the conditions set out within Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC apply to their organisation of expression of interest.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Respondents will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out within the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Respondents will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out within the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out within the PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

N/A

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.6.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.6.2014 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contract services are being procured for all current Peabody Group companies or subsidiaries and for any organisations which join the Group during the term of the contract.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 0207947600

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 0207947600

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with the requirements of Regulation 32, 32A and Part 9 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.5.2014

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